Skip to main content

Unit 18: Road Crew and Prison Yard


Published 1977


One in a series of videos exploring attitudes of prisoners, community members and administrators toward Unit 18 of the Wise County Correctional Facility. This tape features an interview with a highway department road crew supervisor with nearly thirty years experience in charge of prisoner workers from unit 18. He discusses his feelings about prisoners and supervising them. When asked to compare disciplinary procedures from the early part of his career to the present he describes the practice of hanging prisoners by their wrists and hanging them over a fire. The tape ends with a conversation between the supervisor and several members of the road crew. CATALOGER'S NOTE: Title from container label.


Producer Mountain Community Television
Audio/Visual sound, color


Reviews

There are no reviews yet. Be the first one to write a review.
Stream Only
Uploaded by
Jeff Kaplan
on 3/24/2014
Views
18
PEOPLE ALSO FOUND
Appalshop Archive
by Mountain Community Television
28
0
0
Appalshop Archive
by Mountain Community Television
32
0
0
Appalshop Archive
by Mountain Community Television
39
0
0
Appalshop Archive
by Mountain Community Television
59
0
0
Appalshop Archive
by Mountain Community Television
59
0
0
Appalshop Archive
by Mountain Community Television
34
0
0
Appalshop Archive
by Mountain Community Television
57
0
0
Appalshop Archive
by Mountain Community Television
64
0
0
Appalshop Archive
by Mountain Community Television
30
0
0
Appalshop Archive
by Mountain Community Television
6
0
0